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  1. Jean-Claude Juncker faces censure over Luxembourg tax haven reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... parliament to declare him unfit for his post as head of the EU executive because of his alleged role in turning Luxembourg into Europe's biggest tax haven during the two decades when he dominated politics there. Far-right and anti-EU forces united ...

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  2. Eurosceptics seek to topple Juncker over LuxLeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | EUobserver

    ... Parliament in Strasbourg next week after eurosceptic MEPs tabled a motion to sack Jean-Claude Juncker over the Luxembourg Leaks affair. The motion was predominantly backed by Ukip and deputies from Italy's Five Star Movement but far-right National ...

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  3. Juncker faces no confidence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | BBC News

    ... It alleges Mr Juncker is unfit to hold office because of what it calls aggressive tax avoidance schemes in Luxembourg while he was PM there. If the motion, which also has the support of the Five Star movement in Italy, did succeed, the Commission ...

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  4. Juncker faces censure motion over Luxembourg tax dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    The European Commission faces a censure motion in the European Parliament next week after right-wing, and far-right Eurosceptic lawmakers united to condemn the role its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, played in Luxembourg tax evasion schemes. A lack of support for the censure motion from other parties, less than a month after the legislature endorsed the appointment of Juncker's 28-strong executive team, makes it highly improbable that his critics will win the two-thirds majority required to force the Commission from office.

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  5. European Commission President faces confidence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker faces a confidence vote in the European Parliament next week after eurosceptics filed a motion about Luxembourg's tax breaks for global firms, but he is almost certain to survive, officials said, according to AFP. Italian comedian Beppe Grillo's Five Star movement and British anti-EU leader Nigel Farage's UK Independence Party attracted the necessary 76 signatures to trigger a vote with the help of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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  6. Juncker could declared unfit over 'tax dodge': European Commission...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    ... president of the European Commission, faces a censure motion because of his alleged role in turning Luxembourg into Europe's biggest tax haven when he was Prime Minister of the country. Far-right and anti-EU MEPs have managed to collect enough ...

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  7. Eurosceptics bring censure motion on EU chief over taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Star Online

    The European Commission faces a censure motion in the European Parliament next week after Eurosceptic lawmakers united to condemn the role its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, played in Luxembourg tax schemes. A lack of support for the censure motion from other parties, less than a month after the legislature endorsed the appointment of Juncker's 28-strong executive team, makes it highly improbable that his critics will win the two-thirds majority required to force the Commission from office.

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  8. EU's Juncker faces confidence vote over Luxembourg tax rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | West Australian

    EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker faces a confidence vote in the European Parliament next week after eurosceptics filed a motion about Luxembourg's tax breaks for global firms, but he is almost certain to survive, officials said Monday. Italian comedian Beppe Grillo's Five Star movement and British anti-EU leader Nigel Farage's UK Independence Party attracted the necessary 76 signatures to trigger a vote with the help of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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  9. M5S says 76 MEPs sign Juncker motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | ANSA.it

    Brussels, November 18 - Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said Tuesday that 76 members of the European Parliament have signed the political party's motion to censure Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Commission, for allegedly helping big business dodge taxes. The complaints date from Juncker's period as finance minister and prime minister of Luxembourg, which offered reduced business tax rates.

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  10. G20 progress on tax evasion 'modest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... taxes. According to information revealed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Luxembourg has negotiated specific agreements with hundreds of businesses. "I would like a system of automatic exchange of information, ...

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  11. Paul Jorion: 'Jean-Claude Juncker's moral authority has been damaged'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... and give purchasing power to European citizens. But his credibility has been tainted by the revelations about Luxembourg's fiscal practices. The current head of the Commission is the man who led the implementation of austerity policies within the ...

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  12. Renewed protests challenge Hungary's OrbanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2013 | Deutsche Welle

    ... Even some pro-government journalists say the law goes too far. European leaders have formally proposed former Luxembourg prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker as the new President of the European Commission. Britain and Hungary maintained their ...

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  13. HSBC Swiss Arm Charged for Helping Rich Belgians Dodge TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | WebCPA

    ... published almost 28,000 documents cataloging how global companies lowered their tax bill via deals with Luxembourg. The revelations triggered a backlash against Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president and former prime minister of ...

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  14. The Ghost Of Captain RenaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). The source for the documents was allegedly a former employee from PwC's Luxembourg tax office. The ICIJ spent months deciphering the documents to learn precisely how large multinational corporations secured ...

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  15. Immigration fight poisoning the well on tax reform? - EU Commission ...Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Politico

    ... "Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, has fended off criticism over his role in turning Luxembourg into a tax shelter for some of the world's largest corporations Juncker faced questions on Saturday morning about his time as ...

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  16. Juncker should be investigated over Luxembourg tax scandal, say two Tory Cabinet ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Eiropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has faced growing questions about his involvement in tax policy when prime minister of Luxembourg Senior Conservatives have called for European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to be investigated over claims he encouraged tax avoidance. Cabinet ministers said Mr Juncker, who denies wrongdoing, should be scrutinised over allegations that he encouraged companies to avoid tax while he was finance minister and prime minister of Luxembourg.

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  17. G20 pledges to reinvigorate global economyRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    ... to get away with paying only a pittance on their profits. The issue has resurfaced after allegations that Luxembourg was conniving with such companies to the detriment of their home countries at a time when Jean-Claude Juncker, now the European ...

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  18. New Zealand To Get Tough With International Tax Evaders: To Work With ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... It may be recalled that leading tech companies such as Amazon, In fact, European Commission president and former Luxembourg PM, Jean-Claude Juncker faced criticism at the G20 Meet for his role in turning the country into a tax haven. Mr. English, in ...

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  19. Pressure on Juncker to resign from European top jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The First Post

    Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, is under increasing pressure to resign after allegations emerged that he helped some of the world's largest multinational companies avoid paying billions of pounds in tax while he was prime minister of Luxembourg. Critics say that Juncker's new position as head of the body investigating the tax practices that he used to oversee is a "clear conflict of interest".

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  20. Happy 33rd birthday Prince Guillaume of LuxembourgRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Hellomagazine.com

    Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg celebrates his 33rd birthday on 11 November. The Hereditary Grand Duke is expected to mark the occasion surrounded by close family and friends.

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